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Leigh Warner

Leigh Warner, food industry executive.

Background

  • Warner, Leigh was born on October 20, 1955 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Albert Milligan and Maryjane (Albright) Warner.

  • Education

    • Graduate, International School of Brussels, Belgium, 1973. Bachelor with distinction, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1976. Master of Business Administration, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1978.

    Career

    • Assistant product manager Richardson-Vicks, Inc., Wilton, Connecticut, 1978-1979, district sales representative, associate product manager, 1979-1980. Associate product manager General Foods Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1980-1981, product manager, 1981-1985, group product manager, 1986-1987, manager corporation planning, 1987-1989. Assistant to Secretary of Defense for Special Projects, Washington, 1990-1991.

      Director strategy Kraft General Foods, Inc., Glenview, Illinois, 1990-1991. Director marketing Kraft Gen Foods Inc., since 1991. Appointed White House fellow, 1989-1990.

      Principal Council for Excellence in Government, since 1991.

    Membership

    Pro bono consultant National Park Foundation, Washington, 1985-1989. Member executive committee Young Grand Old Party of Greenwich, Connecticut, 1984-1989. Trustee The History Society of the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut, 1987-1989.

    Active Junior League, Greenwich, 1983-1989, Washington, 1989-1990, Chicago, since 1990. Board directors Johnson Graduate School of Management, Chicago chapter, since 1990. Principal Council for Excellence in Government, 1991.

    Member Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.

    Connections

    • father: Albert Milligan Warner
    • mother: Maryjane (Albright) Warner
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    Born October 20, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1973
      International School of Brussels
    • 1976
      Cornell University
    • 1978
      Cornell University
    • 1978 - 1979
      Assistant, product manager Richardson-Vicks
      Wilton, Connecticut, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      Assistant, product manager Richardson-Vicks
    • 1980 - 1981
      associate, product manager General Foods Corporation
      White Plains, New York, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      assistant, to Secretary of Defense for Special Projects
      Washington, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      director, strategy Kraft General Foods
      Glenview, Illinois, United States
    • 1991
      director, marketing Kraft Gen Foods Incorporated
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